In the Why do you use a form input field when you don't want any user input? I can't figure out how to present this code and still be w3c valid. Dennis Do a search and replace on the code inside the textarea, and change all opening angle brackets ("" is never required by HTML rules, but you might do it for symmetry, or to cope with some assumed bugs in ancient browsers.) A rhetorical question: are you qualified to make recommendations to other people about what they should put into their HTML documents, if you were not able to figure out this elementary HTML thing on your own?
Strictly speaking, you should make sure you're using the HTML5 DOCTYPE, otherwise you'll run into HTML validation errors.